1/8 and 27/8 allocated to APNIC

Nick Hilliard nick at foobar.org
Fri Jan 22 08:03:56 CST 2010


On 22/01/2010 13:54, William Allen Simpson wrote:
> Also, 27/8 is clearly in the middle of a group of North American military
> assignments.  So at the very least, these aren't very CIDR'ish.

Is that operationally relevant to the /8 assignment process?

> Why not 36 & 37?

Random selection to ensure that no RIR can accuse IANA of bias.  See
David's previous post:

http://blog.icann.org/2009/09/selecting-which-8-to-allocate-to-an-rir/

Nick




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